Printable 2016 Big East Basketball Tournament Bracket

Big East Tournament Bracket

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The 2016 Big East Men’s Basketball tournament is scheduled to take place between March 9-12, 2016 at Madison Square Garden (MSG) in New York City. For the first time in more than two decades, the Big East Championship game will be broadcast on network television (FOX). The overall winner of the Big East basketball tournament will earn the conference’s automatic bid to the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. In order to help basketball fans follow the action for this year’s tournament, we have included a printable 2016 Big East Basketball tournament bracket for your use. As the league has continued to mature after the break-up with the football schools that went on to form the American Conference, the top two seeds in the Big East Tournament (Villanova and Xavier) enter postseason play poised to be #1 and #2 seeds in the NCAA Tournament respectfully. Wildcat fans are hoping to see Villanova make it past the first weekend of NCAA Tourney play this year.

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Big East Tournament Bracket 2016

Big East Tournament Seeds 2016

2016 Big East Basketball Tournament Seeds
Seed School Conference Overall Tiebreaker
1 Villanova 16–2 27–4
2 Xavier 14–4 26–4
3 Seton Hall 12–6 22–8
4 Providence 10–8 22-9 2-0 vs. Butler
5 Butler 10–8 21–9 0-2 vs. Providence
6 Creighton 9–9 18-13
7 Marquette 8–10 19–12
8 Georgetown 7–11 14–17
9 DePaul 3–15 9–21
10 St. John's 1–17 8–23

Past Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament Champions

Past Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament Champions (last 10 years)
Year Champion Score Runner-Up MVP Location
2005 Syracuse 68–59 West Virginia Hakim Warrick SU Madison Square Garden (New York NY)
2006 Syracuse 65–61 Pittsburgh Gerry McNamara SU Madison Square Garden (New York NY)
2007 Georgetown 65–42 Pittsburgh Jeff Green GU Madison Square Garden (New York NY)
2008 Pittsburgh 74–65 Georgetown Sam Young Pitt Madison Square Garden (New York NY)
2009 Louisville 76–66 Syracuse Jonny Flynn SU Madison Square Garden (New York NY)
2010 West Virginia 60–58 Georgetown Da'Sean Butler West Virginia Madison Square Garden (New York NY)
2011 Connecticut 69–66 Louisville Kemba Walker UConn Madison Square Garden (New York NY)
2012 Louisville 50–44 Cincinnati Peyton Siva Louisville Madison Square Garden (New York NY)
2013 Louisville 78–61 Syracuse Peyton Siva Louisville Madison Square Garden (New York NY)
2014 Providence 65–58 Creighton Bryce Cotton Providence Madison Square Garden (New York NY)
2015 Villanova 69–52 Xavier Josh Hart Villanova Madison Square Garden (New York NY)

2016 Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament Schedule

2016 Big East Tournament Bracket First Round
First round
Wednesday March 9
Game Time Matchup TV
1 7:00 pm #8 Georgetown vs. #9 DePaul FS1
2 9:30 pm #7 Marquette vs. #10 St. John's TBA


2016 Big East Tournament Bracket Quarterfinal Round
Quarterfinals
Thursday March 10
Game Time Matchup TV
3 12:00 pm #1 Villanova vs. Winner of Game 1 FS1
4 2:30 pm #4 Providence vs. #5 Butler TBA
5 7:00 pm #2 Xavier vs. Winner of Game 2 TBA
6 9:30 pm #3 Seton Hall vs. #6 Creighton TBA

2016 Big East Tournament Bracket Semifinal Round
Semifinals
Friday March 11
7 7:00 pm Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4 FS1
8 9:30 pm Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6 TBA

2016 Big East Tournament Bracket Championship
Championship
Saturday March 12
9 5:30 pm Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8 FOX


*Note: *Game times in Eastern Time.

Printable 2016 Big East Tournament Bracket

The final 2016 Big East Men’s Basketball tournament bracket is now set and ready to kick off on March 9th, 2016. We have published a printable Big East Tournament bracket for you to use to follow the game action and make your own matchup predictions. For those looking forward to the NCAA Tourney, we also have a blank NCAA Tournament bracket for you to use for your own NCAA tournament bracketology for 2016.

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